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KENYA SAPP

GONZALES,L

Summary

Conscientious Healthcare professional offering over 20 years of experience in fast-paced settings. Competent in organizing charts, preparing patient rooms and supporting diagnostic processes through laboratory testing and medication administration. Positive and upbeat with excellent communication skills.

Overview

28
28
years of professional experience

Work History

Medical Assistant

  • Directed patients to exam rooms, fielded questions, and prepared for physician examinations.
  • Assisted with routine checks and diagnostic testing by collecting and processing specimens.
  • Assisted physicians with minor surgeries, including preparing operating room and sterilizing instruments.
  • Completed EKGs and other tests based on patient presentation in office.
  • Prepared lab specimens for diagnostic evaluation.
  • Sanitized, restocked, and organized exam rooms and medical equipment.
  • Performed medical records management, including filing, organizing and scanning documents.
  • Documented vital signs and health history for patients in clinic and hospital environments.
  • Called and faxed pharmacies to submit prescriptions and refills.
  • Scheduled appointments, registered patients, and distributed sample pharmaceuticals as prescribed.
  • Taught patients about medications, procedures, and care plan instructions.
  • Completed clinical procedures and gathered patient data for interpretation by physician.
  • Obtained and documented patient medical history, vital signs and current complaints at intake.
  • Answered telephone calls to offer office information, answer questions, and direct calls to staff.
  • Explained procedures to patients to reduce anxieties and increase patient cooperation.
  • Oriented and trained new staff on proper procedures and policies.
  • Updated inventory, expiration and vaccine logs to maintain current tracking documentation.
  • Measured patient spirometry.

Medical Assistant II

Our Lady Of The Lake Physician Group
2022.07 - Current
  • Directed patients to exam rooms, fielded questions, and prepared for physician examinations.
  • Assisted with routine checks and diagnostic testing by collecting and processing specimens.
  • Assisted physicians with minor surgeries, including preparing operating room and sterilizing instruments.
  • Completed EKGs and other tests based on patient presentation in office.
  • Prepared lab specimens for diagnostic evaluation.
  • Sanitized, restocked, and organized exam rooms and medical equipment.
  • Obtained client medical history, medication information, symptoms, and allergies.
  • Performed medical records management, including filing, organizing and scanning documents.
  • Documented vital signs and health history for patients in clinic and hospital environments.
  • Called and faxed pharmacies to submit prescriptions and refills.
  • Scheduled appointments, registered patients, and distributed sample pharmaceuticals as prescribed.
  • Completed clinical procedures and gathered patient data for interpretation by physician.
  • Taught patients about medications, procedures, and care plan instructions.
  • Obtained and documented patient medical history, vital signs and current complaints at intake.
  • Answered telephone calls to offer office information, answer questions, and direct calls to staff.
  • Explained procedures to patients to reduce anxieties and increase patient cooperation.
  • Oriented and trained new staff on proper procedures and policies.
  • Updated inventory, expiration and vaccine logs to maintain current tracking documentation.
  • Measured patient pulse oximetry.

Emergency Services Technician

Our Lady Of The Lake ER
2022.04 - 2022.07
  • Assisted in obtaining and documenting vital signs and placement of oxygen saturation, cardiac monitoring, and non-invasive blood pressure monitoring systems.
  • Assisted with resuscitation, CPR, and emergency airway procedures.
  • Quickly responded to codes and cardiac monitor alarms.
  • Received direction and assignments from physicians and nurses, providing efficient technical support to optimize patient care.
  • Safely transported patients by wheelchair, stretcher, or bed to other units.
  • Collected basic samples, labeled specimens properly, and transferred to laboratory for testing.
  • Maintained clean and sanitary environment in emergency department to meet hygiene measures.
  • Measured and fit crutches and canes, instructing patients on proper use of support devices.
  • Inserted peripheral IVs and administered non-medication IV fluids.
  • Assisted with lifting and moving patients.

Medical Assistant

Ochsner Medical Center
2014.10 - 2016.08
  • Assisted with routine checks and diagnostic testing by collecting and processing specimens.
  • Directed patients to exam rooms, fielded questions, and prepared for physician examinations.
  • Obtained and documented patient medical history, vital signs and current complaints at intake.
  • Called and faxed pharmacies to submit prescriptions and refills.
  • Collected and documented patient medical information such as blood pressure and weight.
  • Taught patients about medications, procedures, and care plan instructions.
  • Sanitized, restocked, and organized exam rooms and medical equipment.
  • Scheduled appointments, registered patients, and distributed sample pharmaceuticals as prescribed.
  • Answered telephone calls to offer office information, answer questions, and direct calls to staff.
  • Completed EKGs and other tests based on patient presentation in office.
  • Prepared lab specimens for diagnostic evaluation.

Medical Assistant

St. Elizabeth Physicians
2008.10 - 2014.10
  • Assisted with routine checks and diagnostic testing by collecting and processing specimens.
  • Directed patients to exam rooms, fielded questions, and prepared for physician examinations.
  • Obtained client medical history, medication information, symptoms, and allergies.
  • Collected and documented patient medical information such as blood pressure and weight.
  • Called and faxed pharmacies to submit prescriptions and refills.
  • Completed EKGs and other tests based on patient presentation in office.
  • Taught patients about medications, procedures, and care plan instructions.
  • Sanitized, restocked, and organized exam rooms and medical equipment.
  • Kept medical supplies in sufficient stock by monitoring levels and submitting replenishment orders before depleted.
  • Scheduled appointments, registered patients, and distributed sample pharmaceuticals as prescribed.
  • Completed clinical procedures and gathered patient data for interpretation by physician.
  • Assisted physicians with minor surgeries, including preparing operating room and sterilizing instruments.
  • Performed medical records management, including filing, organizing and scanning documents.
  • Obtained and documented patient medical history, vital signs and current complaints at intake.
  • Answered telephone calls to offer office information, answer questions, and direct calls to staff.

Medical Assistant

Zahur U Azhar, MD
1996.02 - 2005.08
  • Directed patients to exam rooms, fielded questions, and prepared for physician examinations.
  • Assisted with routine checks and diagnostic testing by collecting and processing specimens.
  • Obtained and documented patient medical history, vital signs and current complaints at intake.
  • Answered telephone calls to offer office information, answer questions, and direct calls to staff.
  • Called and faxed pharmacies to submit prescriptions and refills.
  • Sanitized, restocked, and organized exam rooms and medical equipment.
  • Obtained client medical history, medication information, symptoms, and allergies.
  • Taught patients about medications, procedures, and care plan instructions.
  • Scheduled appointments and tests to coordinate patient care.
  • Prepared, administered and documented medications under direction of licensed medical provider.

Education

Associate of Applied Science - Medical Assisting

Bryman College
New Orleans, LA
05.1995

High School Diploma -

Boothville-Venice High School
Boothville, La
05.1992

Timeline

Medical Assistant II

Our Lady Of The Lake Physician Group
2022.07 - Current

Emergency Services Technician

Our Lady Of The Lake ER
2022.04 - 2022.07

Medical Assistant

Ochsner Medical Center
2014.10 - 2016.08

Medical Assistant

St. Elizabeth Physicians
2008.10 - 2014.10

Medical Assistant

Zahur U Azhar, MD
1996.02 - 2005.08

Medical Assistant

Associate of Applied Science - Medical Assisting

Bryman College

High School Diploma -

Boothville-Venice High School
KENYA SAPP